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James Samuel MANFIELD

Regimental number12809
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
OccupationSchool teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.10
Height6' 0.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ephraim Manfield, Centre Road, Bentleigh, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2.6 years in the Senior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MANFIELD James Samuel

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